Documentaries & Specials

Birchbark Canoe

Special | 57m 9s  | Video has closed captioning.

Grant Goltz and Christy Hohman-Caine of Hackensack work alongside Jim Jones, a Leech Lake Band member of Cass Lake, to create a replica of a canoe documented from the 1860s. The group of scientists' passion for authenticity & sensitivity toward the cultural context of the canoe is explored. Follow them from the beginning, with freshly harvested from timber sale trees, to the completed craft.

Aired: 03/08/12

Rating: NR

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Documentaries & Specials is a local public television program presented by Lakeland PBS.

The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund helped support the making of these documentaries.